Live Green Live Smart

website:  Live Green Live Smart

Live Green Live Smart is the leader in practical sustainability, from remodeling to jobs to certifications to wedding - this site has information to help you sort out green washing from green living.


Green Built Michigan

website: Green Built Michigan

HBA Members Only green building program. HBA member builder also required to be a member of Green Built Michigan.


Energy Star Homes

website: EPA Energy Star

A fine example of your government dollars at work. The EPA Energy Star program is a highly respected and well run making good use of taxpayer dollars. Check out their site for information on a full line of Energy Star products.


LEED for Homes

 LEED for Homes

The highly successful LEED for Homes Pilot Program has ended. The fully chartered LEED for Homes 2008 version has been rolled out. Significant program changes and USGBC associated registration and certification fees are in effect. Go to www.usgbc.org/leed to download a copy of the program and associated forms. For project teams wishing to use the distinctive LEED for Homes logo you must contact:

Tom Flanagan - Residential Builder Coordinator - tflanagan@usgbc.org

for image files and logo use guidelines.

The Home Inspector General Inc. is available, by contract, to join the project design team to make certain that the owner goals and program requirements are met in a cost-effective manner.